This would be Mega Millions' third-largest jackpot prize ever if won. There was a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot on October 23, 2018. South Carolina sold the winning ticket.
There were 3,428,412 winning tickets in the July 22, 2022, Mega Millions drawing, and four of those tickets in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia had second-tier prizes.
For Delaware, New Jersey, and New York ticket holders, a Megaplier increased their prize to $3 million. A total of 105 winners received prizes of $10,000 or more at the third level.
Lottery prizes have been won by California, New York, Minnesota and Tennessee in 2022 so far.
The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $20 million and grows based on game sales and interest rates. There is a 1 in 303 million chance of winning the jackpot.
The cost of a Mega Millions ticket is $2. For an additional $1 players can multiply non-jackpot prizes with the Megaplier. The drawings are held at 11 p.m. in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesdays and Fridays
The following are the most recent top Mega Millions jackpots:
Amount Date Winning Tickets $1.537 billion 10/23/2018 1-SC $1.050 billion 1/22/2021 1-MI $810 million 7/26/2022 $656 million 3/30/2012 3-IL,KSMD
$648 million 12/17/2013 2-CA, GA $543 million 7/24/2018 1-CA $536 million 7/8/2016 1-IN $533 million 3/30/2018 1-NJ $522 million 6/7/2019 1-CA $516 million 5/21//2021 1-PA